Forgive the Unrepentant

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1 Peter 4:8, page 1898
“Above all, keep fervent in your love for another, because love covers a multitude of sins.”

So, in summary, spiritual brothers restore transgressors in gentleness, bearing the load, with a humble attitude, encouraging examination of our own works, and accepting personal spiritual responsibility for our own works. We cannot ignore our duty to be spiritual and restore our sinful brothers. Yet, even if our sinful brother spurns our rebukes and the restoration by spiritual men, our brother will always be our brother, and God commands us to forgive him. Because the end is near, we must keep fervent in prayer.  As we pray, love covers a multitude of sins (1 Peter 4:8, page 1898), and love prompts us to act always according to the will of God, for no one can love except those who have been born of God and know God, for God is love (1 John 4:7-8, page 1908).